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A community organizer extraordinaire, Equity and Racial Justice program design specialist, philanthropic advisor and organizational consultant, Community Engagement Practitioner, Community Participatory Research Specialist, An Educator, Collaborator, Nurse

What matters to you?

"I believes that the future of any child depends on all of us to ensure they get the wellbeing condition and education they need to be contributing citizens and leaders in our communities."

What are some wise words to live by?

"We are reminded that, in the fleeting time we have on this Earth, what matters is not wealth, or status, or power, or fame, but rather how well we have loved and what small part we have played in making the lives of other people better""- Barack Obama

What brings you joy?

"Kile loves quality time with her four children, friends and the outdoors."

Kile Adumene

Kile Adumene is a working mother of four wonderful children. She brings a wealth of lived and professional experience as a Black-immigrant and highly skilled community organizer who understands the importance of building the capacity of others to organize for themselves and their communities.

Kile (she/her) directs a community-led initiative called Manchester Community Action Coalition (MCAC), an organization that provides a gracious space for most-impacted residents to co-create solutions. She brings a wealth of lived and professional experience as a Black-immigrant and community organizer who understands the importance of building the capacity of others to organize for themselves and their communities. She has worked to build out a range of programs as well as leadership development programs to support BIPOC communities as they navigate their leadership and work in a predominantly white rural state. She has worked alongside the New Hampshire funders to design funding strategies and funder-organizing projects focused on equity, racial and economic justice for BIPOC communities.

Kile is deeply aware of the systemic challenges and the opportunities to address health equity on variety of health issues. Recently, serves as the lead consultant on a new substance misuse disorder program, Pathways for Healing, on behalf of the state of NH to provide direct outreach to diverse and marginalized groups and connect residents more effectively with services. Pathways for Healing community outreach workers gathered stories from community members and anecdotal information about barriers to SUD services caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

She is an Adjunct Faculty Instructor at Southern New Hampshire University.
Community Impact Award: In 2023, Kile was recognized for Community leaders honored at Dartmouth Health’s first-annual Community Impact Social Justice Awards

https://www.dartmouth-health.org/news/first-annual-community-impact-social-justice?_gl=1*1dtex4g*_ga*MjA3NTEyODk0Ni4xNjg0MTUzMjI5*_ga_V3B5Y15MZ9*MTY4NDE1MzIyOS4xLjEuMTY4NDE1MzI1My4wLjAuMA..

Community Impact: 2021 NH Women’s Foundation AmplifiHER Honorees
https://nhwomensfoundation.org/honoree/kile-adumene/

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